The Libyan Red Crescent announced in a statement that 50 migrants, including some Egyptians, died in the sinking of their boat off the coast of the Libyan city of al Zawiya. He reports it to the Arabiya. Earlier, the IOM, the UN agency for migration had reported that at least 11 people died after the rubber boat they were traveling on sank. On board the latter there were a total of 24 migrants, they were headed for Europe. The Libyan Coast Guard saved 12.
Puglia – The soldiers of the Guardia di Finanza intercepted last night, in the waters ten miles offshore of Vieste (Foggia), a sailing boat flying the Bulgarian flag carrying 35 migrants on board, including nine women and 12 children, all Afghans. The migrants are all well and have been hosted in some structures in the port of Vieste. On the boat, already intercepted in the waters of Vieste in September 2020, there were two alleged smugglers, both Ukrainians, 35 and 41 years old. Their position is being scrutinized by investigators.
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